Estonia vs Hungary - Cost of Living Comparison

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Estonia Hungary
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1203
$939
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2817
$2346
🏠 One person rent
$612
$444
🏘️ Family rent
$1018
$781
🍽️ Food expenses
$411
$327
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$73.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1563
$994
💸 GDP per capita
$28247
$18390
😃 Human freedom index
8.75
7.24
❤️ Life expectancy
76.7
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
42
🌐 English speaking %
50.2%
57%
🎓 Higher education
84
81
😀 Quality of life
81
67
🏙️ Population
1.37M
9.6M

The average cost of living in Estonia ($1203) is 28% more expensive than in Hungary ($939). Estonia ranked 53rd vs 90th for Hungary in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Estonia compared to 1.1 months in Hungary. Ranked 27th and 47th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Estonia vs Hungary

We calculate prices for Estonia and Hungary as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 33 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Estonia Hungary
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.7
$8.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.7
$41.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.58
$7.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.77
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$3.5
$2.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.94
$1.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$527
$416
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$387
$322
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$942
$785
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$677
$588
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$171
$88.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$262
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25.8
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.15%
9.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3547
$2969
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2512
$2098
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.83
$1.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.9
$24.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.88
$12.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.85
$1.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.16
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.61
$2.75
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.3
$9.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.05
$5.42
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.1
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
$1.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
$1.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$2.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.63
$4.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.62
$5.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.52
$9.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.95
$3.17
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.99
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.72
$2.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.8
$41.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.73
$6.22
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$48.5
$44.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.2
$7.65
👖 Brand Jeans
$83.4
$70.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.2
$77.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$333
$327
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7127
$9355

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In Estonia

City Cost of living Population
Tallinn
$1337
438K
Tartu
$1158
91.4K
Narva
$809
53.4K
Kohtla-Jarve
$921
33.7K
Parnu
$977
39.6K
Maardu
$1194
15.3K
Viljandi
$900
16.9K
Rakvere
$916
15K
Kuressaare
$1061
13.2K
Sillamae
$892
12.2K

In Hungary

City Cost of living Population
Budapest
$1134
1.71M
Debrecen
$853
201K
Szeged
$770
159K
Gyor
$841
133K
Miskolc
$705
151K
Pecs
$857
140K
Kecskemet
$717
110K
Szekesfehervar
$784
95.5K
Nyiregyhaza
$705
117K
Erd
$834
70.1K
Szombathely
$770
78.3K
Sopron
$774
62.9K
Tatabanya
$895
65.1K
Budafok-Teteny
$925
55.6K
Veszprem
$864
58.2K
Szolnok
$683
69.7K
Bekescsaba
$673
58K
Eger
$773
51.2K
Dunakeszi
$985
44K
Zalaegerszeg
$771
55.5K
Kaposvar
$783
59.8K
Szigetszentmiklos
$870
40.5K
Mosonmagyarovar
$813
34.4K
Hodmezovasarhely
$766
42.7K
Godollo
$869
31.8K
Nagykanizsa
$690
45.4K
Cegled
$817
35.1K
Dunaujvaros
$743
42.1K
Salgotarjan
$811
32.3K
Vac
$882
32.9K